Oleg Kvasha

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Oleg Kvasha
Born (1978-07-26) July 26, 1978 (age 39)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight 229 lb (104 kg; 16 st 5 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
KHL team
Former teams
Barys Astana
Atlant Moscow Oblast
Traktor Chelyabinsk
Phoenix Coyotes
New York Islanders
Florida Panthers
Vityaz Chekhov
Severstal Cherepovets
CSKA Moscow
National team  Russia
NHL Draft 65th overall, 1996
Florida Panthers
Playing career 1995–2015
Olympic medal record
Men's Ice hockey
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Salt Lake City Team

Oleg Vladimirovich Kvasha (Russian: Олег Владимирович Кваша; born July 26, 1978) is a Russian former professional ice hockey forward who last played for Barys Astana of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Playing career[edit]

Kvasha was chosen in the third round, 65th overall, by the Florida Panthers in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. On June 24, 2000, he was dealt by the Panthers to the New York Islanders with winger Mark Parrish for goaltender Roberto Luongo and center Olli Jokinen. After playing with the Islanders for five seasons, Kvasha was traded along with a conditional fifth round draft pick to the Phoenix Coyotes for a third round pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft on March 9, 2006.

International play[edit]

Kvasha has represented his native Russia in the 2002 Winter Olympics, where he won a bronze medal.

International statistics[edit]

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
1997 Russia WJC 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 2 0 2 4
1998 Russia WJC 2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 4 2 6 4
Junior Int'l totals 13 6 2 8 8
2002 Russia Oly 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 0 0 0 0
2004 Russia WCH 5th 2 0 1 1 0
Senior Int'l totals 7 0 1 1 0

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